October 18, 2018

Social media power: Skardu residence’s lost bag found, delivered to him

News Source: Pakistan Today

The social media once again showed its power as the lost bag of residence of Skardu, Shabbir Hussain, was found and delivered to him on Sunday.

In a video, shared on social media, Hussain appealed from social media users and Pakistanis to find his lost bag. “I was coming to Skardu from Islamabad yesterday and near Chillas I lost my bag,” he said, adding that his educational documents and medical record of his father who is being treated for the brain tumor are in that bag.

“Without those documents and medical records, his treatment will be stopped,” said the Skardu resident.

“I request all the social media users and my fellow citizens to help me in finding that bag as it has my number on it and anyone who finds it can contact me or send the bag to some goods transport office,” he said. “I will be really thankful,” said the emotional Hussain.

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The video was shared on a large scale on social media. Even Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor shared the video and tweeted: “Request, please help our this Pakistani brother… And dear Shabbir if u see this tweet please share your cell number through my inbox for assistance at CMH.”

The tweet got almost 4,000 retweets.

Later, the DG ISPR tweeted that bag has been found and delivered to Shabbir Hussain.  “Thanks to all Pakistanis including Media for the prompt response. Bag found. Being delivered. That’s being a great and responsible nation. And all assistance in CMH made available to Shabbir. PakistanZindaAbad.”

In another tweet, he said:

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